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linage

or lineage

[lahy-nij] /ˈlaɪ nɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the number of printed lines, especially agate lines covered by a magazine article, newspaper advertisement, etc.
2.
the amount charged, paid, or received per printed line, as of a magazine article or short story.
3.
Archaic. alignment.
Origin of linage
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; line1 + -age
Can be confused
linage, lineage.
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linage

/ˈlaɪnɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the number of lines in a piece of written or printed matter
2.
payment for written material calculated according to the number of lines
3.
a less common word for alignment
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